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    Quinoa With Spinach, Tomato and Chicken

    Quinoa With Spinach, Tomato and Chicken. Photo by foodieforlife2

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    10 mins

    5 mins

    5 mins

    foodieforlife2's Note:

    A healthy alternative for the gluten-allergic, the lazy college-student. It's so simple, you just cannot go wrong with it. Regarding the quinoa: If you plan on making a lot of these salads, it's advisable to cook the quinoa in a big batch and store it in the fridge. It saves a lot of time because before cooking you have to rinse it extremely well to get rid of the bitter coating.

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    1. 1
      Heat the oil in pan, and saute garlic for about 2 minutes on medium heat.
    2. 2
      Add the quinoa and cook it up (2 minutes). Then add the tomatoes, spinach leaves and scallion. Keep stirring until the spinach leaves are slightly wilted.
    3. 3
      Turn of the heat immediately, and season lightly with pepper, a pinch of salt and dried basil. Be careful with the salt, because of the feta!
    4. 4
      Serve with the chicken and feta. Enjoy your meal :).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 20, 2013


      Very good. I had to quadruple the recipe, and it made just the right amount for 4 servings- although I used more chicken. I was surprised that it didn't need much seasoning at all- just a bit of salt and pepper. I also toasted my quinoa for 15 minutes before cooking it to bring out that nice nutty flavor, which really made this dish shine.

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    • on May 21, 2013


      Yum! Quadrupled the recipe for me and my husband and we like to cook once and eat twice. This was a great way to use the spinach and cherry tomatoes we had on hand. I probably used more chicken than the recipe called for. Used non-fat feta cheese and it made the dish! Looking forward to leftovers!

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    Nutritional Facts for Quinoa With Spinach, Tomato and Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (322 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 337.7
    Calories from Fat 179
    Total Fat 19.8 g
    Saturated Fat 4.3 g
    Cholesterol 25.7 mg
    Sodium 211.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 28.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.3 g
    Sugars 4.6 g
    Protein 12.9 g

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